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Apricot-Glazed Pork Tenderloin for Two

A simple glaze made with apricot preserves lends a delightful zest to this tender pork. It's so fuss-free and delicious, you'll make it again and again. —Crystal Holsinger, Surprise, Arizona
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pork tenderloin (3/4 pound)
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/3 cup apricot preserves
  • 1 tablespoon sherry or reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh thyme or 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme

Directions

  • Place pork in a shallow pan. Combine the oil, salt and pepper; rub over pork.
  • Bake at 425° for 10 minutes. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients; spoon over pork. Bake 10-17 minutes longer or until a thermometer reads 145°, basting occasionally with pan juices. Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing.
Nutrition Facts
4 ounce-weight: 373 calories, 10g fat (3g saturated fat), 95mg cholesterol, 297mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 0 fiber), 34g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 fat.

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  • luigimon
    Mar 14, 2015

    The flavor of this is wonderful! Sweet but subtle. Pork is super tender, of course, and the flavors blend so well. I will definitely make this again!